Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) among New York areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,140
25th Percentile Wage
$56,790
50th Percentile Wage
$72,300
75th Percentile Wage
$93,360
90th Percentile Wage
$112,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,300
-9.61% 5.91%
2016
$79,250
-0.13% -
2015
$79,350
12.50% -
2014
$69,430
2.38% -
2013
$67,780
-0.37% -
2012
$68,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Geoscientists (Except Hydrologists and Geographers) in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in state of New York ranges from $57,900 to $86,630. The highest paying area for geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) in New York is Rochester with a median annual salary of $86,630. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Buffalo-Niagara Falls (mean annual salary $86,120). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Rochester
$86,630
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$86,120
Syracuse
$75,150
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$74,550
Nassau-Suffolk
$74,130
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$72,610
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$72,380
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$62,260
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$57,900




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